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Valeria Luiselli, "Migrant Stories in the American Border Crisis"

November 15th, 2019 - 4:30PM

Location: Klarman Auditorium: Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium

Migrant Stories in the American Border Crisis Luiselli will be discussing her most recent novel, LOST CHILDREN ARCHIVE, based on her own immersive research in immigration court at the border.   VALERIA LUISELLI was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Korea, South Africa and India. An acclaimed writer of both fiction and nonfiction, she is the author of the essay collec...


CANCELLED--"The X Corridor: Environmental Degradation and Central American Migrations," by Claudia Milian, LASP Seminar Series

November 18th, 2019 - 12:15PM

Location: G01 Stimson Hall

The presenter has cancelled her trip to Ithaca this Fall. This presentation focuses on LatinX life––LatinX beings––in light of new paradigm shifts vis-à-vis the LatinX ethnoracial and political descriptor as well as ecological degradation. X’s indefinite quality impacts a major concern of our time: the unthought-of scale and impact of environmental dest...


Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

November 18th, 2019 - 4:30PM-6:00PM

Location: Uris Hall

Room: G08

Find out about the Critical Language Scholarship Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. This fully funded study abroad opportunity allows U.S. students to spend the summer learning one of 15 "critical languages." Francine Barchett '20 and other recent Cornell alumni of CLS will lead this special Einaudi info session for International Education Week. Lea...


Guided Tour: how the light gets in

November 19th, 2019 - 10:00AM

Location: Johnson Museum of Art

In conjunction with International Education Week, the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies and the Office of Global Learning are organizing free guided tours for the Cornell community of the acclaimed exhibition "how the light gets in" at the Johnson Museum of Art. Participants will learn about many of the exciting and powerful works of art, and the artists who created them, fr...


International Relations Minor: Info Session

November 19th, 2019 - 4:45PM-5:30PM

Location: White Hall

Room: 104

Is the Einaudi Center's International Relations minor for you? Here's a chance to find out. Graduates go on to successful careers in fields like international law, economics, agriculture, trade, finance, journalism, education, and government service. Learn more about Einaudi Center student information sessions....


"How Amazon's Farmers may be Affected by Current Changes in Brazilian Environmental Policy,” by Ronaldo Santos, LASP Seminar Series

December 2nd, 2019 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: G01

Brazil hosts one of the biggest agribusiness in the worlds.  A huge part of Brazilian goods come from the Amazon region, mostly via big ranches committed to profits and market.  While these big ranches create jobs and promote economic growth, at the same time they may also cause concerns for forest protection. How can a balance be found between economy and natural/social safeguarding und...


Enslaved Histories: Value, Risk, and the Imagination of the Quantifiable Body in the Early Modern Iberian Atlantic, by Pablo F. Gómez, U Wisconsin-Madison (room change: 701 Clark Hall)

December 9th, 2019 - 3:30PM-5:00PM

Location: Clark Hall

Room: 701

Science and Technology Studies Colloquium & Latin American Studies Seminar Series co-sponsors of a lecture by Pablo F. Gómez, Associate Professor, Department of Medical History and Bioethics, and Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison and author of "The Circulation of Bodily Knowledge in the Seventeenth-century Black Spanish Caribbean." This talk will explor...


"Voluntary Audits: Experimental Evidence on Monitoring Front-Line Bureaucrats in Argentina"

March 23rd, 2020 - 12:15PM-1:10PM

Location: Stimson Hall

Room: G01

Is it possible to motivate front-line bureaucrats to exert effort in their work without relying on traditional punitive forms of oversight?  We examine the motivation and performance of school principals in their administration of a free meal program targeted at school children in an Argentine province. We work with the provincial auditing body to implement an encouragement design in which so...


INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM: “(RE)THINKING VENEZUELA: CRITICAL APPROACHES TO A FRACTURED COUNTRY”

April 17th, 2020 - 12:00AM

“(Re)thinking Venezuela: Critical Approaches to a Fractured Country” aims at creating a space that brings together the social sciences, the humanities, and the arts, in order to foster dialogue, collaboration, and critical discussion on the topic of Venezuela. Taking as a point of departure the need to address the multidimensional crisis currently affecting the country and the growth o...

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